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Devils Lake Journal - Devils Lake, ND
  • OBIT: Jack P. Mitzel

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  • Jack P. Mitzel, 87, passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at Laguna Hills, CA. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 29 at Amundson Funeral Home, 2975 S. 42nd St., Grand Forks, ND. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service at Amundson's. Interment will be in Devils Lake City Cemetery, Devils Lake, ND. Jack was born on June 11, 1925 in Devils Lake, the son of Frank and Helen (Schneider) Mitzel. Jack grew up on a farm near Devils Lake. He graduated from Devils Lake High School and was involved with several class reunions throughout the years. Jack married Betty Repp December 2, 1951. They were married 59 years. Jack was in the farm equipment business for over 40 years. He enjoyed his time with International Harvester and Massey Ferguson. His work brought him much happiness as he loved to meet new people throughout North Dakota and Minnesota. Jack enjoyed golf and accomplished two hole in ones. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Jack especially enjoyed watching his grandsons play football and basketball. Jack is survived by his sons, John (Michelle) Mitzel; grandsons, John Jr. and Robert of Aliso Viejo, CA; Lou Repp (Jewel) of Campbellsport, WI; grandchildren, Carol, Julie and Brian of WI; brother, Ned (Karen); and several nieces and nephews. Jack was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Betty; brothers, Fred and Frank; and sisters, Pauline and Kay. A guestbook may be signed at www.amundsonfuneralhome.com. Amundson Funeral Home, Grand Forks, is in charge of arrangements.

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